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Peter Weston

Dr Peter Weston giving an address on the occasion of the Froebel Birthday Dinner, 4 May 2001; standing before a portrait of Miss E Lawrence, the second principal of Froebel College (1901-1931)

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The jazz band, University Quartet, playing at the Froebel Birthday Dinner

Peter Weston

Left to right: Mr Richard Hastie-Smith, Chairman of the Incorporated Froebel Educational Institute; Dr Peter Weston, Principal of Froebel College; Mr Kenneth Philpot, Chairman of Governors of Froebel College; standing before a portrait of Mrs Salis-Schwabe (painted 1850), a benefactor of the Froebel movement in England and Italy.

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Friedrich Froebel: His Life, Times and Significance

This book by Peter Weston for the general reader is an illustrated life of Friedrich Froebel that places him in the turbulent political and intellectual context of his times. It also identifies those aspects of his educational practice that are of enduring value in the contemporary world.